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James Butts, DIF Fellow
February 17, 2016 10:00 am

Call for Applications for City Hosts in the Digital Inclusion Fellowship

In May of last year, we announced the first ever Digital Inclusion Fellowship (DIF), in partnership with Google Fiber, and with additional funding support from the Knight Foundation in Charlotte, N.C . We’re excited to announce that we’re extending the Fellowship for a second year. Today, we’re opening Fellowship City Host applications in several cities.


February 12, 2016 2:48 pm

NTEN Staff Social Media Pet Peeves

Earlier today, Amy Sample Ward was interviewed on Tony Martignetti Nonprofit Radio about social media pet peeves. In preparation for the conversation, she asked NTEN staff to share practices on social media that make their eyes roll. The email thread was epic! So for a little levity on a Friday afternoon, we thought we’d share some staff social media peeve picks.


View of the Digital Empowerment Lab
February 11, 2016 4:39 pm

“Hold Fast to Dreams:” Digital Inclusion Fellowship Voices

In May 2015, NTEN and Google Fiber launched the Digital Inclusion Fellowship, a new national program investing in local communities and nonprofit organizations to address the digital divide. Sixteen Fellows are working this year on projects that include setting up basic computer skills courses, increasing home Internet usage, and volunteer recruitment and training. Adam Strizich shares his recent work as a Fellow in Nashville, Tennessee working for the Martha O’Bryan Center.


February 10, 2016 1:05 pm

Digital Inclusion Fellowship: Update and Milestones

The first cohort of Fellows began their placements in July 2015. Now, halfway through their one-year program and 6 months into our first administration of this new program, we are extremely proud of the progress made already and inspired at the potential to continue scaling and building out this valuable program.


February 9, 2016 11:13 am

Atlanta, Georgia: A City on the Brink: Digital Inclusion Fellowship Voices

In May 2015, NTEN and Google Fiber launched the Digital Inclusion Fellowship, a new national program investing in local communities and nonprofit organizations to address the digital divide. Sixteen Fellows are working this year on projects that include setting up basic computer skills courses, increasing home Internet usage, and volunteer recruitment and training. Aneta Thomas Lee shares her recent work as a Fellow in Atlanta, Georgia, working for the Department of Parks & Recreation in Atlanta.


February 8, 2016 10:49 am

February Member Roundup: Privacy report, design inspiration, and website stats to know

The latest news, events, and good reads from NTEN Members.


February 5, 2016 9:07 am

Nominate a Campaign or Initiative for the Care2 Impact Prize by Midnight!

Know of a prize-worthy campaign or initiative in the charity sector? Nominations are still open through the end of today!


Jackie Robinson quote
February 4, 2016 5:03 pm

Be a Guest Author for Connect: Measuring Impact

“Show me the impact.” Have you ever uttered these words? Do they stir in you motivation, excitement, perhaps a little nerdy thrill? Spin that excitement into 800-1,200 words in Connect next month! March’s theme is “Measuring Impact.”


Graduation Day
February 1, 2016 5:10 pm

The Motivating Spark in a Student’s Eye: Digital Inclusion Fellowship Voices

In May 2015, NTEN and Google Fiber launched the Digital Inclusion Fellowship, a new national program investing in local communities and nonprofit organizations to address the digital divide. Sixteen Fellows are working this year on projects that include setting up basic computer skills courses, increasing home Internet usage, and volunteer recruitment and training. Naymar Prikhodko shares her recent work as a Fellow in Austin, Texas, working for the Skillpoint Alliance.


January 26, 2016 12:17 pm

Community Corner: January 2016

News and resources from NTEN’s Nonprofit Tech Clubs (volunteer-led local groups of nonprofit professionals and techies who get together for regular in-person events), Communities of Practice (CoPs) (volunteer-organized affinity groups), and the NTEN online community platform (conversations about all things nonprofit tech).


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